Carob chips are a dog-safe alternative to chocolate.
*Carob is safe for dogs; chocolate is not. Never give your dog chocolate or chocolate chips; chocolate is poisonous to dogs!
For natural coloring, use: Turmeric for yellow icing Beet powder for pink icing Spinach powder for green icing **White carob chips have been found in health food stores but lately, I’ve been getting emails from people who just can’t seem to find them anywhere. I looked around and I couldn’t find any online either but I did find a suggestion that may work–someone on a message board suggested a substitution of Vitakraft Yogurt Drops for Dogs. You can find them here and probably at a lot of pet stores: BACK TO RECIPE LIST
They’re a doggie version of snickerdoodles with the added bonus of “chocolate,” which I have of course used carob chips for. Carob is a safe alternative to chocolate for dogs, but with all the same tasty goodness for them. 🙂
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One of dogs favorite flavors. Peanut Butter and Carob. We’re giving you a safe “Chocolate” by adding unsweetened carob chips to the peanut butter cookie. Makes approximately 2-1/2 – 3 dozen medium cookies As dangerous as chocolate is for dogs, carob is safe for dogs. Carob is extracted from the carob bean which grows on the carob tree, a type of flowering shrub which belongs to the same family as peas, Fabaceae. Like cocoa beans, carob beans can be ground into a powder which can be used as-is or made into carob chips. Carob has a naturally sweet flavor, similar to chocolate, but it also contains a variety of healthy nutrients such as vitamins A, B, and D as well as calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium, and protein. Additionally, carob is a good source of fiber for dogs as well as pectin, a substance that helps to flush toxins from the body. Carob does not contain any theobromine, nor does it contain caffeine, fromamide, or phenylthlamine – these are other dangerous substances found in chocolate.Most dogs love peanut butter. We’ve elevated our healthy peanut butter dog treat mix with irresistible carob chips. Making a healthy treat for your pups couldn’t be easier. Take our Mix and then add a few ingredients, roll out, cut or drop, flatten and bake. Add a little carob frosting to elevate even further. Fun, easy and so rewarding. Irresistible. Who’s a good boy?Carob is an alternative to chocolate and is made from ingredients that are not harmful to dogs. Although carob still has calories like chocolate does, carob actually has no caffeine and 3 times as much calcium as cocoa – so it’s not a bad idea to swap out some chocolate for carob in our own diets! Carob chips are commonly sold in health food stores and online, so you can easily add them to your home recipes.